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Lukey becomes complex trial and appellate litigation group chair at Choate Hall.

Summary: Previously with Ropes & Gray, Joan A. Lukey has joined Choate, Hall & Stewart as partner and chair of the Complex Trial and Appellate Litigation ...

Previously with Ropes & Gray, Joan A. Lukey has joined Choate, Hall & Stewart as partner and chair of the Complex Trial and Appellate Litigation Group.

Lukey has tried complex business, products liability, professional liability, personal injury, First Amendment and other cases in state and federal court in Massachusetts and around the country. She has tried approximately 90 jury trials, and scores of bench trials and arbitrations in all aspects of business disputes. She has also argued approximately 60 federal and state appeals.

"We feel privileged to welcome Joan to Choate, and are excited about her leadership of our Complex Trial and Appellate Litigation Group," said Bill Gelnaw and Charles Cheever, co-managing partners at Choate, in a statement.

Lukey is a past president of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and was the first woman ever to hold this position. She is also a past president of the Boston Bar Association and has served twice as a Massachusetts Special Assistant Attorney General.

She received her J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, from Boston College Law School and her BA magna cum laude from Smith College.

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Date:Oct 3, 2014
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